SAP Systems Manager


Franklin, Tennessee, United States

Providing innovative designs that emphasize reliable performance and minimize total cost of ownership, Flash Technology is a leading provider of aviation obstruction lighting and monitoring solutions. Our specialized LED and xenon obstruction lighting products serve the telecommunications, broadcast, wind-energy, airport and utilities markets, while our remote asset monitoring solutions help manage critical applications.




SPX is a diverse team of unique individuals who all make an impact.  As the SAP System Manager / IT Site Manager, you will play a vital role in supporting and optimizing the SAP ERP system to enhance business processes and drive operational efficiency in the Detection & Measurement (D&M) segment.  In addition, you will be the Aids to Navigation (AtoN) platform’s IT manager, helping facilitate its day-to-day IT needs and making sure the shared IT organization meets required service levels and business needs.  This role will report to the Director, Business Relationship Manager of D&M.




While each day brings new opportunities at SPX, your core responsibilities will be:


  SAP ERP Management


  • Understand and document business processes within the scope of SAP ERP
  • Recommend and implement improvements to align SAP with business needs.
  • Coordinate with other application owners to establish & maintain integrations with SAP
  • Maintain a healthy application lifecycle through the planning and execution of multi-year SAP roadmap with the support of Enterprise Applications Team
  • Manage suppliers required to deliver SAP projects and enhancements
  • Ensure SAP service levels are met, and project objectives are accomplished within budget and deadline


SAP ERP Support & Compliance


  • Ensure compliance with IT controls, policies, and security requirements (access management, change management, DOA, etc.)
  • Assist with developing and providing training to end users
  • Support business in necessary testing to validate changes to SAP environment
  • Provide interim support for ERP / business systems slated to migrate to SAP via 3rd party or internal resources
  • Provide level 3 support and maintain service levels for SAP resolver groups within the D&M segment
  • Maintain an SAP service delivery knowledge base to improve first and second level resolution rates


General IT Management


  • Support day-to-day business needs within AtoN through coordination with Enterprise IT
  • Keep AtoN team members apprised of IT related impacts, changes, and other activities
  • Support integration activities resulting from M&A
  • Review and analyze industry solutions and tools to support the business
  • Manage vendor relationships and license requirements
  • Facilitate tracking, procurement and renewal of IT related resources that are in the AtoN budget




We each bring something to the table, and we are looking for someone who:


  • Has comprehensive understanding of major SAP modules including prior work experience in a discrete manufacturing environment utilizing SAP ECC6
  • Demonstrates solid analytical capabilities to evaluate issues or new business requirements
  • Demonstrates the ability to work on a number of deadline driven tasks simultaneously with a sense of urgency
  • Has flexibility to work in a changing environment with rapidly changing deadlines
  • Demonstrates strong troubleshooting skills


Ideal Experience & Skills

  • Prefer experience in implementing SAP ECC6


Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology or similar
  • 5+ years of experience with SAP configuration and solutioning
  • Relevant professional certification in SAP


Travel & Working Environment

  • Hybrid schedule
  • May require up to 10% travel


Thank you for your interest in our company.




SPX is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.


At SPX , what’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. SPX benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

At SPX, our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.